Equipaws Pet Services Launches First Aid & Care Classes for Pets in Miami

The first workshop, First Aid & Care For Your Pets™, will take place on Saturday June 21 at 9:00 am at Applause Your Paws, located at 4423 SW 74 Ave, Miami, FL 33155. The class is 5 hours and will cover topics including CPR, rescue breathing, shock management, bleeding, injury assessment, heat injuries, and cold injuries.

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From left to right: Franca Berti and Flavia Berti. Photo credit it to John Bouma of MaxNorman Photography

Taking the correct and proper actions can significantly increase the chances of survival and reduce the extent of injury to your pet, before transporting them to your veterinarian.

Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014

Beginning this June Equipaws Pet Services will offer Pet Tech's acclaimed pet first aid and care classes for pet owners, “PetSaver™ and First Aid & Care For Your Pets™.”

The first workshop, First Aid & Care For Your Pets™, will take place on Saturday June 21 at 9:00 am at Applause Your Paws, a dog training company, located at 4423 SW 74 Ave, Miami, FL 33155. The class is 5 hours and will cover topics including CPR, rescue breathing, shock management, bleeding, injury assessment, heat injuries, and cold injuries. The fee for the course is $99 per person.

According to the American Animal Hospital Association, 1 out of 4 pets could be saved if just one pet first aid technique is used before transporting the animal to the veterinarian.

“Our pets, just like children, are at greater risk of death or injury from preventable accidents than any other reason. Taking the correct and proper actions can significantly increase the chances of survival and reduce the extent of injury to your pet, before transporting them to your veterinarian,” says Flavia Berti, owner of Equipaws Pet Services.

The course will be taught by Franca Berti, Equipaws Pet Services’ pet sitter and social media manager, who is a Pet Tech instructor and certified to teach the class. Franca already trains each Equipaws pet sitters and dog walkers in pet CPR and first aid.

“Pet Tech's life-saving techniques give our clients peace of mind and prepare our employees to care for our clients' pets in emergency situations,” adds Franca. “I am genuinely excited to pass this knowledge on to pet owners in our community.”

Equipaws also plans to lead an 8-hour PetSaver course in the near future, although a specific class date has not yet been released. The PetSaver class includes the skills and information necessary to prepare the pet owner in the unfortunate event of a medical emergency involving their pet, and covers the above as well as dental care, senior care, and more.

For more information or to sign-up for one of the classes, call Franca at 305-934-3217 or visit http://www.equipawspetservices.com.

About Equipaws Pet Services

Equipaws Pet Services is a pet sitting company in Miami, Florida that offers dog walking, dog running, pet sitting, overnight stays, midday breaks, and pet taxi services. We are committed to keeping our clients' pets fit, healthy, and happy as well as being a pet resource for the pet parents in our community. We care for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and other small animals, and specialize in customized dog walking or running schedules to maintain great energy, help obese dogs lose weight, and curb destructive behaviors. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.equipawspetservices.com, email info(at)equipawspetservices(dot)com, or call 305.794.3733.

About Applause Your Paws, Inc.

Applause Your Paws, Inc. is a dog training company in Miami, Florida that focuses on education for dog owners. With an emphasis on building a stronger relationship between human and canine, Applause Your Paws trains dog owners how to better communicate with their dogs as to build mutual trust and respect. Through positive reinforcement training [R+], Applause Your Paws specializes in modifying many common behavioral issues including aggression and excitability. For more information about Applause Your Paws, Inc., please visit http://www.puppytrainingmiami.com or call 786.529.7833.


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